The Silylation of Nitrile Anions. Silylketenimines

David S. Watt

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The ambident anion lc«ln derived from proton abstraction from the α position of primary and secondary nitriles offers two potential sites for electrophilic attack.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-131
Number of pages5
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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